Volunteer for Open Streets West Broadway!

Saturday, September 9th from 11:00am to 5:00pm

Open Streets West Broadway

Volunteering at Open Streets is an exciting, fun, and rewarding way to be engaged with your community and your City! Volunteering at Open Streets is great for all ages, and a perfect family weekend outing. Not to mention, the free Open Streets T-shirt is awesome!

To participate as a presenter, a vendor, to lead an activity, to organize an area, to volunteer at the event, or to become an event sponsor. 

Signup Here 

 

Or pick one of these roles!


 

Movers Not Shakers

Movers Not ShakersA great workout and HUGE help in getting Open Streets moving! Movers Not Shakers crew helps load and/or unload our Open Streets moving truck at the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition office before the event begins and after it ends.

These shifts take place at the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition office at 1428 Washington Avenue South. Requires being flexible on staff arrival time, ability to lift up to 50 lbs and climb 1 flight of stairs.

There are 2 shifts to choose from:
9:00-10:00am or 5:30-6:30pm


Info Booth Reps

Open Streets Info Booth RepsStaff the Open Streets Info Booth! Be a friendly face to curious event goers! Provide resources to navigate the event, answer questions, and encourage people to fill out surveys, tweet and get involved. Sell Open Streets T-shirts, posters, and other merchandise. Share information with participants about memberships and Our Street's work, and, depending on shift, support booth setup and breakdown. A great way to meet a lot of people!

Enthusiastic and outgoing people are encouraged to sign up!

There are 3 shifts to choose from:
10:30am-1:00pm, 12:45pm-3:15pm, 3:00pm-5:30pm


Walk Pop Up

Walk VolunteersDemonstrate the benefits of bump outs! Help promote safer crossings for people walking and rolling. Talk with people about walk safety and collect postcards to show support for safer crossings in Minneapolis. Enthusiastic and outgoing people are encouraged to sign up!

There are 3 shifts to choose from: 
10:45am-1:15pm, 1:00pm-3:30pm, 3:15pm-5:45pm


Bikeway Pop Up

Protected Bikeway Volunteer

Demonstrate the benefits of protected bikeways! Help cyclists try out the pop-up protected bikeway. Talk with people about the benefits and collect postcards to show support for more protected bikeways in Minneapolis! Enthusiastic and outgoing people are encouraged to sign up!

There are 3 shifts to choose from: 
10:45am-1:15pm, 1:00pm-3:30pm, 3:15pm-5:45pm


Kids Zone

Kids ZoneVolunteer at the Kids Zone! The Kids Zone is new to Open Streets this year. If you have kids, love kids, or want to be in a high energy environment, this is the job for you! Enthusiastic and outgoing people are encouraged to sign up!

There are 3 shifts to choose from:
10:30am-1:15pm, 12:30pm-3:15pm, 2:30pm-5:15pm


Photographer

Roving PhotographerAre you an aspiring professional photographer with your own camera? Volunteer to use your photography skills to capture the spirit of the Open Streets! While anyone can and should take photos to document the event, we would love to know who will be out and when. Have your photos featured on the Minneapolis Bicycle Coalition and Open Streets websites. Roving Photographers also help promote Open Streets MPLS by posting to social media during or after the event.